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Engineer 2 -Oracle DBA

Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1112720
Corporate Positions
Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Jan 19, 2023

Engineer 2 -Oracle DBA

When it fits, you feel it. JCPenney is one of the America's largest apparel and home furnishing retailers, and we're dedicated to fitting the diversity of America with unparalleled style and value. Working at JCPenney gives you the opportunity to help create meaningful experiences for the millions who shop at our more than 650 stores and jcp.com. We believe in quality that can be felt, fabrics that your skin loves, colors that go with you, and sizes and prices that invite you to buy for the whole family. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization. Find your fit at JCPenney.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible performing Oracle database administration tasks
  • Perform database upgrades and patches.
  • Identify performance issues, recommend/implement performance improvements.
  • Perform/schedule database maintenance, maintain/execute backup and recoveries.
  • Perform database on-call functions and participate in routine planned support and project activities.
  • Meet deadlines for changes requested by clients/peer
  • Work closely with data modeler, DBA and cross-functional team to deliver solutions to business
  • Analyze trends to proactively prevent problems.
  • Work with cross-functional teams across different geographies

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • College Degree required
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, agile environment
  • Action oriented
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Should be motivated to grow in the job role
  • Retail experience desirable but not required

Technical Skills/Requirements:
  • 6+ years' of Experience in database administration on Oracle 9i, 10g,11g,12c,19c
  • Proficient in RAC, Data Guard, Golden Gate and Exadata
  • Proficient with SQL Query writing and tuning
  • Experience with shell script and Unix commands for general database maintenance.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and communication skill
  • Experience working with with OEM tool
  • Experience dealing with large data volumes (multi-terabytes) is a plus
  • Experience providing alternative actions or leading problem resolution and escalation
  • Good hands-on experience in managing database backup and recovery using RMAN
  • Experience with Teradata database administration or Oracle Apps (EBS) is a plus
  • Experience with open-source DB technologies like Postgres is a plus
  • Capable of working independently and driving small activities by self.

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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General Description

Engineer 2 (Plano, TX)

When it fits, you feel it. JCPenney is one of the America's largest apparel and home furnishing retailers, and we're dedicated to fitting the diversity of America with unparalleled style and value. Working at JCPenney gives you the opportunity to help create meaningful experiences for the millions who shop at our more than 1,000 stores and jcp.com. We believe in quality that can be felt, fabrics that your skin loves, colors that go with you, and sizes and prices that invite you to buy for the whole family. We're looking for motivated, talented individuals who can emerge as Warriors in our organization. Find your fit at JCPenney.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible performing Oracle database administration tasks
  • Perform database upgrades and patches.
  • Identify performance issues, recommend/implement performance improvements.
  • Perform/schedule database maintenance, maintain/execute backup and recoveries.
  • Perform database on-call functions and participate in routine planned support and project activities.
  • Meet deadlines for changes requested by clients/peer
  • Work closely with data modeler, DBA and cross-functional team to deliver solutions to business
  • Analyze trends to proactively prevent problems.
  • Work with cross-functional teams across different geographies

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:
  • College Degree required
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, agile environment
  • Action oriented
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Should be motivated to grow in the job role
  • Retail experience desirable but not required

Technical Skills/Requirements:
  • 6+ years' of Experience in database administration on Oracle 9i, 10g,11g,12c,19c
  • Proficient in RAC, Data Guard, Golden Gate and Exadata
  • Proficient with SQL Query writing and tuning
  • Experience with shell script and Unix commands for general database maintenance.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and communication skill
  • Experience working with with OEM tool
  • Experience dealing with large data volumes (multi-terabytes) is a plus
  • Experience providing alternative actions or leading problem resolution and escalation
  • Good hands-on experience in managing database backup and recovery using RMAN
  • Experience with Teradata database administration or Oracle Apps (EBS) is a plus
  • Experience with open-source DB technologies like Postgres is a plus
  • Capable of working independently and driving small activities by self.

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney:

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company's product assortment meets customers' everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop - from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney's Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

Job Title: Engineer 2 -Oracle DBA
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1112720

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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